Jan 242012

Though Bob Dylan moved away from his role as a ‘protest singer’ long ago — we saw Another Side by his fourth album — his name will forever be associated with social activism. The international human rights organization Amnesty International rose out of the same turbulent era as Dylan, forming in 1961, the year Dylan recorded his first album. Fitting, then, that in celebration of their 50th birthday, Amnesty would call on artists to contribute their Dylan covers to the massive four disc set Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International. Continue reading »

Oct 252011

Cover Me spent much of the past week on the streets of the Lower East Side and Williamsburg tracking down the hottest new bands (and hoping for a cover or two). Now we return with our findings. We posted Part 1 yesterday. Here’s the rest… Continue reading »